No Good (Leave Management) Deed Goes Unpunished

By Marti J. Cardi, Chief Compliance Officer, Reed Group Employers should take heed of the lessons learned by the employer in Branham v. Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc., a recent decision from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. On November 7, 2006, employee Deborah Branham embarked upon a string of day-by-day absences for which she … Continued

Join Us at DMEC Behavioral Wellness in the Workplace Conference

If you’re an HR and/or absence management professional, you well know that employee behavioral issues can cause all kinds of expensive productivity problems. Proactive management of behavioral issues in the workplace can save huge dollars, increase productivity AND increase employee morale as well as help you retain key talent. That’s exactly why you should attend … Continued

Join Us for GINA Webinar – March 10

Are Your Absence Management Practices GINA Compliant? Join us for a free webinar and learn what all employers should be doing in 2011 to comply with the Final Regulations to the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Thursday, March 10 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific Absence industry experts Marti Cardi and Kevin Curry of Reed Group will … Continued

What is the ADA Interactive Accommodation Process?

The ADA requires employers to engage in an “interactive process” with a disabled employee to determine whether there is a reasonable workplace accommodation that would enable the employee to return to work and perform the essential functions of his/her position. The process includes discussion and an exchange of information between the employee and the employer, … Continued